Tokyo Anime Center

The holy land for otaku culture and the information center for all things anime in Akihabara

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For anime fans, Tokyo’s Akihabara district can be enjoyed no matter how many visits. This is the place to be when you want to know the latest anime info inside Japan! There are also rare limited-edition goods on sale.
Business Hours
Tuesday ( 11:0 AM ~ 7:0 PM )
Wednesday ( 11:0 AM ~ 7:0 PM )
business_hours.thursday ( 11:0 AM ~ 7:0 PM )
Friday ( 11:0 AM ~ 7:0 PM )
Saturday ( 11:0 AM ~ 7:0 PM )
Sunday ( 11:0 AM ~ 7:0 PM )
Tokyo Anime Centre, Chiyoda, Tokyo
(03) 5298-1188

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Get the latest anime information here

Japanese anime has fans all over the world. The popularity of anime culture has yet to know when to stop as a form of global entertainment, and Akihabara is the place for anime. The area is known as Japan’s leading electronics district, but it is also the place where Japan’s anime and otaku culture first developed. There is a multi-purpose complex right in the heart of Akihabara, Akihabara UDX, which is where the Tokyo Anime Center is located. It is a facility where displays and events connected with anime are shown and visitors can find out the latest information on the genre. Check this place out for such information which often ends up coming late to the regional and overseas areas.

The anime displays and events are not to be missed

Limited exhibitions on currently running anime are held daily. You must also not miss things such as movie information on the large monitor. Furthermore, there are efforts being made for the cultivation of human resources regarding anime. As for events, there is broadcasting of anime using the latest cutting-edge technology and talk shows hosted by voice actors. You can also tour a recording studio behind the glass which is especially recommended for those are interested in or aspiring to become seiyuu. As well, you can even try your hand at dubbing by matching your own voice with characters in anime that has actually been broadcast. For a fee, you can even have your work put onto a DVD so it’s great as a souvenir of an original anime starring your voice. One other popular thing at the Tokyo Anime Center is the Anime Official Shop where you can purchase many limited-edition anime goods that cannot be bought anywhere else. With event goods, goods that can usually only be bought online, and pre-sales goods among other products, this is a must-visit for anime fans.

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